Biology Schools
In Lexington, Virginia

In Lexington, there are 2 biology schools where biology faculty can find employment. The trends in Lexington's biology academic community can be evaluated by looking at the statistics and graphs below, which includes biology training at the biology bachelors degree level.


Statistics

Professional Trends

Lexington Vs. Virginia Biology Employment

Lexington 30
Virginia 5,900

Exactly 30 of the 5,900 biology professionals employed in Virginia, work in Lexington. There has been a 40% decline in the number of biology professionals in Lexington between the years 2006 and 2010. Overall employment in Lexington has increased.

Lexington Vs. Virginia Biology employment growth

5,770 5,560 4,910 5,330 5,900
50 50 100 No data 30
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Virginia
  • Dark Yellow: Lexington

Biology VS. All professions salaries in Lexington

$56,380 $57,490 $49,290 No data $47,315
$31,580 $32,660 $33,980 No data $35,410
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Biology in Lexington
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Lexington

In Lexington, salaries for biology professionals have decreased. In 2010 biology professionals in Lexington reportedly earned an average salary of $47,315 per year. Four years earlier in 2006, the average salary for biology professionals in Lexington was $56,380 per year. The decline in the salary of biology professionals in Lexington is faster than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Biology professionals in Lexington

10th percentile
$33,840
25th percentile
$39,835
50th percentile
$44,865
75th percentile
$51,730
90th percentile
$72,860

Biology professionals in Lexington earn a median salary of $44,865 per year. The difference in pay between the biology professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 115%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $33,840 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $72,860 per year.

Average Salaries for Biology professionals and related professions in Lexington

Biochemistry
$36,940
Chemistry
$42,490
Biology
$47,315

On average biology professional salaries in Lexington are higher than salaries earned by their professional counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

Biology schools in Lexington

2

Many of Lexington's biology professionals are graduates of one of the 2 accredited biology schools in the city.

Biology Programs Offered In Lexington

associate
0
bachelor
2
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total2

Lexington's biology schools offer 2 biology degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Biology Degrees In Lexington

associate
0
bachelor
38
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total38

Approximately 38 students completed biology courses in 2010.

Biology Faculty Salaries in Lexington, Virginia

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